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Swim Groups

The Lakeland Loons offer training and practice groups for swimmers of varying ages and ability levels. It is our goal to offer a basic understanding of the sport in a competitive environment and develop those athletes that are interested in taking their ability to the next level.  We compete in the Central Wisconsin Swim Conference consisting of 14 teams.  For swimmers that have the ability and drive, we do offer a USA post season session.  We want to challenge and develop each individual to the best of THEIR abilities and have some fun in the process.

Please email (swimfamily6@yahoo.com) or call Coach Chris Garcia at 715-892-0510 for more information.

 

Early Practice Group     Ages 8 and under

This is our entry level group for swimmers age 8 years old and younger.  Must be able to swim, using any method, one length of the pool.  This group will focus on the very basics of swimming.  Body position, breathing, kicking and the introduction of all four strokes.  Starts and turns will be introduced as the group progresses.

Workout Days/Times:  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 6:00 - 6:45pm   

 

Early Practice Group     Ages 9-11

Athletes in this group will continue their development of the four legal competitive strokes, starts and turn technique.  Our goal for this group is to legally complete a 100 IM in competition at some point during the season.  Swimmers are grouped by ability not age.  It is highly encouraged that swimmers attend all three practices each week.  Skills learned are progressive!

Workout Days/Times: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 6:00 - 7:00pm
 

Late Practice Group   Ages 11 and up

This group is for swimmers that have a solid understanding of all four strokes, starts/turns for each stroke and can physically handle an hour and a half workout.  More emphasis is placed on endurance and training, more yards are expected.  A minimum attendance of four nights a week is also expected. Swimmers will be required to swim a 200 IM and 200 Free at some point during the season in competition.    

Workout Days/Times:  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday  6:45 - 8:15  AND  Wednesday, Friday 6:00 - 7:00